7th Grade Humanities Teacher
Kayla Nussbaum, 7th Grade Humanities Teacher, joins Prospect Sierra after three years at Bentley School in Oakland. Kayla earned a BA in environmental studies and geology from Macalester College and a master’s in education and teaching credential from theUniversity of the Pacific’s partnership with the Bay Area Teacher Training Institute (BATTI). Originally from Massachusetts, Kayla came to the Bay Area from New York City, where she worked at the American Museum of Natural History on planetarium-based educational projects. Kayla enjoys rock climbing, traveling by bicycle, cooking elaborate dinners, and making things with her hands.